Owl Blog for January 6th
Happy Friday AmPark Family,
It's been a wonderful first week back with our Owls in 2023. Some exciting things on the horizon this coming week...
Virtual School Tour for Prospective AmPark Families
We have added one more AmPark Family Tour in the New Year, ahead of the Kindergarten Admissions deadline (K admissions closes on January 20th!). Please sign up for our upcoming School Tour which is open to all prospective AmPark parents and families.
The link below will allow you to register for our upcoming virtual tour, which will be held on...
Tuesday, January 10th @ 8:30am!
We look forward to meeting you!
AmPark Owls (Past and Present) Star in Aladdin, Jr!
Performing at Mount Saint Vincent’s Cardinal Hayes Auditorium, several current and former AmPark students star in the latest production of Riverdale Children’s Theater - Aladdin, Jr. Bring the family out for an engaging and age-appropriate theater experience complete with dancing, singing and magic carpets.
Friday, January 13, 7pm
Saturday, January 14, 2pm and 7pm
Sunday, January 15, 2pm and 7pm
Monday, January 16, 2pm
Tickets can be purchased online for $15, or at the door for $20.(Kids must be at least 4 years old to be permitted in the theater).
Good luck to all our AmPark Owls in the show!
Learn about the Community and Citywide Education Council Elections!
2023 is an Education Council Election year. For the first time, each Community Education Council will have a dedicated seat for a D75 parent. The 32 Community Education Councils and 4 Citywide Education Councils make important decisions regarding your child’s education.
Learn about the councils, the election and how to run for a seat on an Education Council by attending a virtual (Zoom) Information Session.
Sessions begin January 9th
Date Time Language(S) ZOOM LINK
Mon. 1/9/2023 6:00 PM English/Arabic/Russian Click to Attend
Tues. 1/10/2023 12:00 PM English/Spanish Click to Attend
Wed. 1/11/2023 6:00 PM English/Korean/Bangla/French Click to Attend
Thurs. 1/12/2023 9:30 AM English/Spanish Click to Attend
Fri. 1/13/2023 12:00 PM English/Haitian Creole/Urdu/Mandarin Click to Attend
Sat. 1/14/2023 1:00 PM English Click to Attend
District 75 Information Sessions
Date Time Language(S) ZOOM LINK
Mon. 1/9/2023 7:00 PM English/Arabic/Russian Click to Attend
Tues. 1/10/2023 1:00 PM English/Spanish Click to Attend
Wed. 1/11/2023 7:00 PM English/Korean/Bangla/French Click to Attend
Thurs. 1/12/2023 10:30 AM English/Spanish Click to Attend
Fri. 1/13/2023 1:00 PM English/Haitian Creole/Urdu/Mandarin Click to Attend
Sat. 1/14/2023 2:00 PM English Click to Attend
Questions? Email campaign staff: Elections2023@schools.nyc.gov
Calling All AmPark Birders!
As we plan into For the Birds and Feathered Friends this spring, our friends at the Audubon Society are sharing some truly AMAZING programming that they have upcoming, open to members of our AmPark community. Check out their message and links below:
Audubon's Lecture Series is still underway, with our next lecture taking place in just a few days. On Monday, January 9th, we will be hosting our third lecture in the series, "The Welikia Project - Exploring the Historical Landscape Ecology of NYC's Five Boroughs" with Eric Sanderson.
You may already be familiar with Eric Sanderson and/or his work. He is the author of Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City, and works as a landscape ecologist for the Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo (whoo Bronx represent!). His talk on Monday will be a fascinating look at his new project, Welikia, which gives us a peak at what the landscape of the rest of NYC's boroughs looked like pre-European colonization.
You can find the rest of our upcoming lectures on the Lectures & Talks page of our website.
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